Category Archives: social psychology

Tiny elephants in the room: attitudes to microplastics and the environment

Humans have been drastically altering our environments for millennia. The bare, bleak hills of Dartmoor in the southwest of England were heavily forested ten thousand years ago, before Stone Age inhabitants started clearing trees to boost hunting and farming. Worldwide … Continue reading

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Can emotional intelligence lead you astray?

Some personality traits seem obviously desirable. Who would not want to have above-average humour, intelligence or self- confidence? So it is surprising that high emotional intelligence is associated with so-called “delinquent” behaviour – from school truancy and smoking cannabis to … Continue reading

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